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An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India : and the islands in the Indian seas: comprising upwards of two hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of the most singular and beautiful species, selected chefly from those recently discovered, and which have not appeared in the works of any preceding author, the figures are accurately drawn, engraved, and coloured, from specimens of the insects; the descriptions are arranged accordin to the system of linnaeus; with references to the writings of Fabricius, and other systematic authors

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An epitome of the natural history of the insects of India : and the islands in the Indian seas: comprising upwards of two hundred and fifty figures and descriptions of the most singular and beautiful species, selected chefly from those recently discovered, and which have not appeared in the works of any preceding author, the figures are accurately drawn, engraved, and coloured, from specimens of the insects; the descriptions are arranged accordin to the system of linnaeus; with references to the writings of Fabricius, and other systematic authors


Published 1800
Topics Insects
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Paper board with gilt trimming; marbled endpapers

Ink stamped "Property of Z.P. Metcalf"

Signatures: I [superscript 4] 2 [superscript 4] K [superscript 4] 1-2 [superscript 4] G [superscript 4] F [superscript 8] D [superscript 4] E [superscript 8], 55 leaves of plates

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Publisher London, Printed for the author by T. Bensley, Bolt Court, Fleet Street; and sold by Messrs, Rivingtons, Str. Paul's Church Yard; White, Fleet Street, Faulder, Bond Street; and H. D. Symonds, Patersonter Row
Pages 298
Language English
Call number 09665280
Digitizing sponsor NCSU Libraries
Book contributor NCSU Libraries
Collection americana
Notes No Contents page.

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